Dr Elizabeth Hanson-Smith posted at our webheads in Action Yahoo Group this announcement: Australian Flexible Learning offers some neat free seminars online. This notice relates to the next series to be offered.
‘e-Tools n Tips’
These ‘how to’ sessions are especially for those NEW to e-learning. There are 8 sessions on moblogs, podcasting, virtual worlds, social bookmarking, personal learning spaces, digital storytelling, video in e-learning, and wikis and blogs.
ALL of these sessions are FREE and require NO REGISTRATION.
You simply join the sessions using the relevant URLs found on the Networks site at: http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/flx/go/home/projects/2007/pid/440 There you'll find more information about the online seminars:
All sessions are live synchronous ones using the virtual classroom, Elluminate.
This is a synchronous session using Elluminate associated with the lead article of Edition 14 of The Knowledge Tree e-journal – http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/knowledgetree
When: TUESDAY 21 AUGUST 2 – 3pm AESTWhere: http://tinyurl.com/3cq9rd or https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=995&password=M.FEEDBBE1DF8D17DCE69A254F8565AB
Content: What is ‘connected intelligence’ ? What is its impact on learning in organisations? How can you use some ‘connecting intelligence’ tools, such as ‘Facebook’? For the answers to these and other intriguing questions, join the live conversation! To read the article before the session go to: http://kt.flexiblelearning.net.au/tkt2007/edition-14/
Help with Elluminate
To participate in an Elluminate session your computer will need to be configured to run the Elluminate software. To download Elluminate and to configure your computer click this link – Configuration RoomYou need a microphone and speakers to interact in the Elluminate virtual classroom. In some cases, you will need to contact your IT people to open ports on firewalls. Documents on accessing, using and giving information to IT professionals on Elluminate is on the Networks site (scroll down the page): http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/flx/go/home/projects/2007/pid/259
An upcoming practice session in using Elluminate is on - -THURSDAY 23 August, 12 – 1pm AEST https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=995&password=M.CFF4A1C752D16CABBF2EFB54DA6EBB
Also, for ‘hands on ‘ assistance at any time, do not hesitate to contact the Networks Team –
Email: networks@flexiblele arning.net. auPhone: +61 2 6207 4832 Jyothi Jayaram
BaxterE-learning Networks Project Manager
Supporting e-learning projects for the Australian Flexible Learning Framework